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New York

 

New York ( /njuː ˈjɔrk/; locally [nɪu ˈjoək] or [nuː ˈjɔrk]( listen)) is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous. The state is bordered by New Jersey and Pennsylvania to the south, and Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont to the east.

New York City, which is geographically the largest city in the state and most populous in the United States, is known for its history as a gateway for immigration to the United States and its status as a financial, cultural, transportation, and manufacturing center.  Read More

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Floyd Mayweather vs Marcos Maidana
Boxing News 2014: Upper-Level Tickets to Mayweather-Maidana Sept 13 Rematch Selling at $562 in Secondary Market; Lower Prices Expected as Fight Date Approaches

By IBTimes AU

After Floyd Mayweather Jr officially announced that he will have a rematch with Argentinean boxer Marcos Maidana on Sept 13, boxing fans immediately showed their interest in the second fight that ticket sales are moving fast, reported Forbes. (7:55 am)

MORE TOPICS: BARCLAYS

Jeremy Lin
Jeremy Lin Has All-Star Potential with Lakers

By IBTimes AU

Jeremy Lin is ready to open a new chapter of his professional basketball career with the Los Angeles Lakers. After a subpar couple of seasons, the former Harvard standout might be on his way to fulfill his goal of becoming an All-Star. (1:59 am)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, COURT, STORM, HOLLYWOOD, LOS ANGELES

U.S. singer Miley Cyrus performs during her concert at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm
Miley Cyrus Posts Topless Photo from the Desert, Debunks Facebook Death Hoax

By IBTimes AU

Miley Cyrus was the latest celebrity to fall victim to a death hoax. Miley supposedly died over the past weekend and social media quickly picked up on the hoax after fans noted that the pop star was unusually quiet on her social media sites. (6:57 pm)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK, LOS ANGELES

Maria Sharapova of Russia blows a kiss after defeating Samantha Murray of Britain in their women's singles tennis match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London June 24, 2014.           REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
Maria Sharapova Poised To Surpass Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer on Facebook

By IBTimes AU

Sports diva Maria Sharapova is in position to overtake Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal as the most popular tennis player on Facebook after reaching the 14 million like barrier few days ago. (5:54 pm)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK, RUSSIA, MEXICO, ALGERIA, CRICKET

A United Airlines electronic departure board is pictured inside the terminal at Newark International Airport in New Jersey
Major European & U.S. Airlines Cancel Flights to Israel after Rocket Attack on Tel Aviv Airport

By IBTimes AU

Major U.S. airlines suspended their flights to Israel on Tuesday, July 22 after a rocket attack on the Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv. (3:34 pm)

MORE TOPICS: ISRAEL, WHITE HOUSE, UNITED AIRLINES, FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, UKRAINE

Scott Disick Ended Up In Hospital With Alcohol Poisoning After Partying With Mysterious Woman

By IBTimes AU

Reports of Kourtney Kardashian's long time love Scott Disick being seen partying and binge drinking is not anything new. However, reports have come out that he took it one step further last months and ended up landing himself in the hospital aft... (1:25 pm)

MORE TOPICS: LOS ANGELES

Russian President Putin takes part in a state awards ceremony in Moscow's Kremlin
Malaysia Airlines MH17: EU Feared Won't Ever Enforce Sanctions on Russia; All Talk, No Force

By IBTimes AU

Five days after the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 over eastern Ukraine, leaders of the European Union finally met on Tuesday to deliberate sanctions against Russia. They agreed imposing travel bans against high-ranking Russian government officials as well as mounting a new round of asset freezes. (1:14 pm)

MORE TOPICS: HUMAN RIGHTS, EUROPEAN UNION, RUSSIA, UKRAINE, THE NEW YORK TIMES

American flags flap in the wind at the Cannon Ball Flag Day celebration at the Cannon Ball Powwow Grounds on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota
Study Reveals The Most Unhappiest Cities in The US

By IBTimes AU

The United Nations conducts a survey every year and determines the happiest countries on the basis of the polls. The results are out in the World's Happiness Report. This however takes all the nations into account. A recent research sought to identify the unhappiest cities in the United States. (12:02 pm)

MORE TOPICS: UNITED NATIONS

Basketball Player Lamar Odom Departs the New York State Supreme Court After a Child Custody Hearing with His ex-Girlfriend, Liza Morales, in Manhattan
Lamar Odom: Crack is Showing ‘Butt’ It’s Not His Fault; Media Go Too Far in Pursuit of Stories

By IBTimes AU

A picture of Lamar Odom showing his butt crack recently surfaced online and made headlines in different news and entertainment outlets. Does the media go too far in pursuit of stories? (10:43 am)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA, MANAGEMENT, REAL MADRID

Floyd Mayweather vs Marcos Maidana
Boxing News 2014: Another Diss from the Mayweathers as Boxer’s Father Accuses Pacquiao of Agreeing to the Dream Match Only for Money

By IBTimes AU

Many signs point to the dream match between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather taking place in May 2015 despite both boxers focus is on promoting their Nov 22 and Sept 14 ring bouts versus Chris Algieri and Marcos Maidana, respectively. (8:48 am)

MORE TOPICS: DUBAI